PUNAI BEACH

Pantai Punai is the name of beach in South East of Belitung in the village of Tanjung Kelumpang. Pantai Punai may becoming your interesting destination, especially if you are Indonesian and likes a little bit adventure trip. This place is in the South East of the island, in exact opposite corner with Tanjung Binga. Pantai Punai is placed in Tanjung Kelumpang village. You will spend 1.5-2 hours journey by car from Tanjungpandan. It is good if you are interested to see remote part of Belitung. The nearest town is Gantung, for about 35km distance in the North. This place is totally not developed yet.

Beach in Pantai Punai is white sands and there are some corner complemented by granite boulder. It is not as nice as Tanjung Tinggi. This place is totally quite, except during weekend you may see some visitor. In front of beach there is a small island called Pulau Punai. If sea water surface decreased, you can walk to the island. This Tanjung Kelumpang area was main producer of coconut. This village is actually coconut tree plantation, including Pantai Punai. It makes a bit different than other beach, even though the view will not as good as Tanjung Tinggi.

There are not that many granite boulders in Punai Beach, but not far from this place there a place called Pulau Pandan. It is about 1km away from Punai Beach. Pulau Pandan is a small island formed by giants granite boulders with just less than 100m away from shore of mainland. During low tide, visitor can just walk to the island. In this island, if you take locals with you they will show a small well on the granite boulder that they claim never dry in all seasons. Another interesting item is the is a carve on the granite form like a big rope all along the surface of the granite.

Source & photo: belitungisland.com

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